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  • blog September 5, 2014

    Mulatu Astatke’s Journey to Find Himself

    The first thing that will strike you at a concert by Mulatu Astatke, before the music even starts, is the mix of the crowd you are in. First, there are the older jazz lovers who may have come upon Astatke … Read more »

  • review August 29, 2014

    Wired For Sound: Mozambique

    We don’t hear a lot of music from Mozambique. There have been some fine releases of classic marrabenta dance music, and a few roots-pop bands like Ghorwane, Eyuphuro and Mabulu all produced memorable CDs in their times. There’s a Rough … Read more »

  • blog August 13, 2014

    Africa Fete! Jomion and the Uklos Live at NYC’s B.B. King Club Aug. 14

    On Aug. 14, B.B. King’s Lucille’s will be host to a truly remarkable group from Benin, and entry is free! Come join us: Show starts at 8 p.m. More information here. These four brothers, Samuel (Jomion), Mathieu, Jean and Jean-Eudes (J.B.) … Read more »

  • blog July 18, 2014

    Field Report: Montreal Jazz Festival 2014

    The Festival International de Jazz de Montreal never seems to forget “international” when it comes to their programming. For its 35th anniversary, the festival featured over 800 concerts between 15 indoor venues and 10 outdoor stages, with a plethora of … Read more »

  • contest July 17, 2014

    Mahmoud Ahmed Ticket Giveaway!

    On Sat., July 26 from 3-8 p.m., ISSUE Project Room and Pioneer Works Center for Art and Innovation present a can’t-miss live show: Ethiopian legend Mahmoud Ahmed live in Red Hook, Brooklyn. It will be the first time that he … Read more »

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